Barcelona for first-timers

There is a first time for everything in life. Even if Barcelona is the third most visited city in Europe (after London and Paris), one of you might be a Barcelona-virgin. In that case, continue reading. This article is for you. The capital of Catalonia is a vibrant city nestled between Mount Tibidabo and the…

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Winter in Barcelona

The festive season has begun… Visit Barcelona and bring yourself into the spirit of Christmas. Barcelona is full of life at any time of the year, but it has its special charm in winter. You will find more quieter streets, with the crowds of tourist gone, giving you the best chance to explore all parts…

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Hello Taiwan

Staying in Hong Kong for ten days I was wondering where I could go for a ‚little excursion’… Hmmm Taiwan is just around the corner! How is Taiwan? Someone recommends it to me… Ok, decided… Just a half-hour flight brings me to Taipei, where I spend four days walking around (unfortunately mostly in the rain)…

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Visit Hong Kong

Hong Kong was my layover on the way to New Zealand. For six days I walked though this vibrant and densely populated Chinese metropole and former British colony and to be honest I have mixed feelings towards this city. I can’t decide if I like it or not. The ‚not’ was probably due to the…

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Drinks in London

I’m flying to New Zealand ! : ) My flight is from London. What a good opportunity to catch up with my local friends. Today I would like to suggest a few locations for a drink in London. Something fancy? One of my favorite places for a drink is Aqua Shard in the skyscraper The…

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Las Fallas de Valencia

Every March Valencia turns into a huge party! Ready to welcome the spring and to celebrate the feast of San José – it’s time to celebrate Las Fallas. Although this year it seems almost like I’m escaping the craziness of this massive street party flying out to the southern hemisphere… I would like to tell…

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